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Week of the Young Child – Work Together Wednesday (Collaboration)

Half way through the Week of the Young Child #woyc19, – working with NAEYC to promote the well-being and positive development of all children!   Today is Work Together Wednesday!

Human Growth & Development · Learning Environments & Curriculum

The Week of the Young Child

If you aren’t a member of NAEYC (The National Association for the Education of Young Children), I highly recommend you join. They have an abundance of resources and help to keep child care professionals updated on new research and laws. And every year they promote the Week of the Young Child #woyc19, “advocating for a… Continue reading The Week of the Young Child

Personal, Professional & Leadership Development

Self-Care – Why we need to do it!

Anyone who works with children has found themselves mumbling to themselves. We ask ourselves, “Why”? On those days I find myself thinking, “I’m just getting too old for this”? But, what is “this”? Working with children is hard work and stressful. You sit in your classroom with ten little people who are still learning what… Continue reading Self-Care – Why we need to do it!

Learning Environments & Curriculum

It’s Dragon Appreciation Day!

Do you like dragons? I do – and I haven’t met a child that didn’t! Today is a day to celebrate the Dragon! So just how DO you appreciate a dragon? Start the day with your morning circle and ask the children, who likes dragons? Ask them to tell you what a dragon is – … Continue reading It’s Dragon Appreciation Day!